Allowing for more gender options in the public sphere isn't political correctness gone awry. It's just a small shift in the evolution of how we understand, categorise and define gender.
Conservative lawmakers are proposing 'bathroom bills' and other measures that discriminate against LGBT individuals. Beyond the moral concerns, there are large economic costs as well.
The bathroom has become a battleground for transgender rights — and rightfully so. Research shows that bathroom restrictions threaten the health and safety of the transgender community.